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Ferenc Helbing (Hungary, 1870-1958), The Garden of Eden

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Giorgione, David with the Head of Goliath, 1510

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Masaccio’s Expulsion from the Garden of Eden, 1427

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Terrance Lindall, from Paradise Lost

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Masada, Israel. To be here is to be at the summit of the earth and the beginning of heaven.

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Masada by AM.

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Masada by AM

“According to the histories of Josephus, the first Jewish rebellion against the Roman Empire ended here. In A.D. 73, the First Jewish Revolt agains the Romans was coming to a close. After a months long siege, the Romans finally ascended … Continue reading

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Arthur Szyk, playing cards

For more on his life read here. A graphic artist who fought against the occupation of Poland and for the state of Israel.

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Fra Angelico, The Annunciation, 1430

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Tapestry of Esther, made in Brussels, 1510-1520

This tapestry was made on the theme from the Book of Esther. (see more below). In this tapestry note King Ahasuerus, top middle, Queen Esther (being touched by his scepter), behind Esther, in a turban, probably Mordecai. Standing in the right … Continue reading

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